Welcome to part seven of NMI's Meet the Members blog. As you all hopefully know by now, NMI wants to help FN throw off the yoke of idiocy, making things as enjoyable and as fair as possible for everyone. We hope you've checked out our previous interviews, located here: rstowe, porkins, NCshvDavid, Goodell, and T-fo, Dusquesne.
Today we're talking with a guy to whom we all owe a debt of gratitide. His military service says a lot about his character, so from all of us...Thank you. Now, let's spend a few minutes with Jimmer (formerly Jim L.)
What made you want to join NMI?
I saw all the sports chatting and wanted to chat along
What do you like best about FN?
The intelligent, well thought out points of view
What do you like least about FN?
Any members of Fannation help get you where you are today?
Well, I'm in Iraq, so if any member got me HERE, I'd like to, um, TALK to them :-)
What do you (plan to) do for a living?
What are your goals in life?
Be a good family man, retire in 5 years debt free, get my degree, be a good provider.
If you could go to one sporting event before you die, what would that be and why?
I'd like to go to the World Series but only if the Twins were playing.
When did you first become a sports fan and what drew you in?
As far back as I can remember...it was a family thing.
What was/is your favorite subject in school and why?
History...I like knowing how things came to be.
Who is your greatest sports idol?
My favorite baseball players ever are Steve Garvey and Ryne Sandberg. I don't idolize, though.
Who is your greatest non-sports idol?
Again, I don't idolize, but I'm in love with Reese Witherspoon. Does that count?
What was the first live sporting event you attended?
LA Dodgers VS San Francisco Giants in Candlestick park.